In a message dated 10/20/99 9:55:24 PM CDT, [log in to unmask] writes:
<< Really. Weighing what issues of triable fact, or credibility, or other?
Thanks for the information, :) ldmf.
I'm sure that is exactly the question before the judge. <g> If I recall
correctly, the specialty (or one of the specialties) of the store is gay
publications. How that ties to employee sexual preference and marital status
in the context of this litigation eludes me.
>The Amazon Bookstore was in business in Minneapolis, MN for many years
>the advent of Amazon.com. I don't know whether it wa involved in sales
>beyond the Mineapolis metro area, although it may well have done business
>nationally, in light of the fact that it is a specialty store.
>According to recent reports, depositions have been fierce. As I nuderstand
>it, the court is currently considering whether to allow A.com to pursue a
>line of questioning regarding the sexual preferneces and marital status of
>Amazon Books employees.